Rappel de Device Recall Zimmer Biomet

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Zimmer Biomet, Inc..

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    unknown device name - Product Code N/A
  • Cause
    Durability characteristics of reusable instruments were not established.
  • Action
    On 5/8/2017, URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL (CORRECTION) notifications were sent to the affected US sales representatives and distributors via e-mail. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. Your Responsibilities: 1. Review this notification and ensure affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Distributors return the Attachment 1 Acknowledgment Form to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com (Return one form per territory. Sales representatives do not need to sign an acknowledgment form.) 3. Training will automatically be assigned to sales representatives and distributors, and a list of these trainees will be provided. Review the list of trainees to ensure that all applicable sales representatives are listed. If you have additional trainees to report, send a list that includes the trainees name, title, and email address to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. 4. Access the computer-based training. a. Log into Biomet University and navigate to your learning requirements. b. Complete the computer-based training module for the Reusable Instrument Lifespan Manual listed in your learning requirements. c. Complete the accompanying course assessment. 5. Access the RILM one of two ways: a. Via direct link http://www.zimmer.com/medical-professionals/support/disassembly-manual-reusable-instrument-lifespan-manual.html b. Via path Zimmer.com¿Medical Professionals¿Support Drop-Down¿Disassembly Manual/Reusable Instrument Lifespan Manual. 6. Immediately begin using the RILM to evaluate reusable instruments according to the training guidance. 7. If you have questions about the RILM, please contact Michael Aziz: Michael.Aziz@zimmerbiomet.com. International distributors will be notified via email. Further distribution of international notices will be sent through the local and


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    All lots in distribution prior to 5/8/17
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Worldwide
  • Description du dispositif
    Reusable instruments in the Knee, Hip, Trauma, and Extremities segments.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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